520-4 B. Progress and Accomplishments - (Continued) o Additional funds were allocated for intensifying introductory and inter- mediate language instruction or for adding third or fourth year language skill courses. o FY 1984 center grants, which cover the summer of 1985, include allocations for the development of cooperative summer intensive language programs, o Additional funds were devoted to teacher education activities and out- reach in the teacher education field will be a priority in FY 1985 funding, Foreign Language and Area Studies o Combining language and area studies with professional school programs has been made a program funding priority. Data are not yet available on the actual award patterns. o At least 75 percent of the fellowship awards were for the less-commonly taught non-Western languages. o Fellowship awards for students and faculty to participate in summer intensive language programs were increased, as a percentage of all fellowships, from 10.2 percent for the summer of 1984 to 13,8 percent for summer 1985. Business and International Education o All grantees have linkage agreements with the business community involved in export related trade or international economic activities. The International Research and Studies Program o Funded projects include those focusing on language proficiency testing, developing new instructional materials, use of computers in language instruction, and improving teaching methodologies and language acquisi- tion. One project will develop a guidebook on how to evaluate foreign language programs at the college level. C. Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness: Program Scope; National Resource Centers: 91 centers were funded in fiscal year 1984 as non-competing continuation awards, 78 of them comprehensive graduate and undergraduate and 13 of them undergraduate. The average unit cost for comprehensive centers was $139,460 and for undergraduate centers $94,011. The total Centers budget of $12.1 million was awarded. Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships: Non-competing continuation awards for fellowships were made to 117 institutions representing the equivalent of about 800 academic year fellowships; about 14 percent of the funds will be used for summer awards for advanced intensive language training.